Bladder Injuries : Evaluation and Management

  title={Bladder Injuries : Evaluation and Management},
  author={Richard A Santucci and J W Mcaninch},
Bladder rupture is rare and is often associated with other serious injuries and a high mortality rate. The preferred evaluation is by retrograde computed tomography (CT) cystogram to classify the injury as intra or extraperitoneal. Intraperitoneal injuries will always require open repair, while extraperitoneal injuries can be managed with catheter drainage alone in a majority of cases, with some notable absolute exceptions (bone fragment projecting into the rupture, open pelvic fracture, and… CONTINUE READING


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